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Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 5 XSamsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)08Points
Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
5.2"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

13mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

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22PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)Compare Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro X
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

16
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)vsGalaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+160 grams (5.6 ounces)7%
Lighter
vs171 grams (5.99 ounces)
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+f/1.7 (aperture)12%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 13MP154%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.6GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.1GHz 64bit Octa-Core16%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (22GB available)vs+32GB (25GB available)14%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)5%
Thinner
720x1280 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
282 PPIvs+515 PPI83%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.2"vs+5.7"10%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(back) 16MP24%
Higher resolution main camera
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/3.1" inchesvs+1/2.6" inches19%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

27 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Super AMOLED
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
4G+ LTE-A
300 Mbps
+20 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)
ModelGalaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)
Other model namesGalaxy J5 2017 SM-J530G/Dual-Sim 32GB 2GB RAMAT&T Galaxy Note5 N920A, Samsung Noble
Country or region available(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date6/1/20178/21/2015
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)71.3 x 146.2 millimeters (2.81 x 5.76 in)76.1 x 153.2 millimeters (3 x 6.03 in)
Weight160 grams (5.6 ounces)171 grams (5.99 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)
System versionAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 7.0 Nougat
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7870 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 1 processor:
1.6GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.1GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP1 (700MHz)ARM Mali-T760 MP8
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (25GB available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Refresh ratefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
LTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels5312x2988 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.34µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supported2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Heart rate
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
WPC/Qi Wireless charging
Talk time autonomy21 hours22 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Blue, Pink, Gold
- 2.5D screen glass (curved)
- Dual Messenger
- ANT+ support
- Colors: Black, White, Gold Platinum, Silver Titan
- S Pen stylus
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- S-Voice natural language
- ANT+

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.04W/kg (head), 1.5W/kg (body)1.13W/kg (head), 1.25W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.349W/kg (head), 1.36W/kg (body)0.289W/kg (head), 0.601W/kg (body)
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